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 - Harry's House
65
This is really disappointing. Fine Line was one of the best pop albums of recent years and he took everything that made that good and discarded it for this. There are 2 standout tracks and the rest is so repetitive and quite dull. Lyrically not very strong either.

Best tracks - As It Was, Late Night Talking
Worst Tracks - none are terrible it’s just so unambitious

 - Dance Fever
81
Best Tracks - Free, Dream Girl Evil, Morning Elvis
Worst Tracks - My Love
 - Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers
67
Best Tracks - MOTHER I SOBER, Die Hard, Purple Hearts
Worst Tracks - Aunt Diaries, Silent Hill, Saviour - Interlude
 - All One Breath
95
i challenge you to find a more instrumentally lush, lyrically beautiful and vocally moving album from this year (aside from AFUT) I cannot for the life of me work out why radio 6 aren’t playing every song off this, but particularly all one breath and PATIENCE!!! that song 🥰 do yourself a favour and listen to this!!!
 - Prioritise Pleasure
88
I think the reason that this might not be translating too well between critics and users is that this is an incredibly British album, and it feels important in the country at the moment. The discussion womens safety, particularly after the murder of Sarah Everard and the current spiking epidemic, is at the forefront of everyone’s minds. As a young woman, Self Esteem has put together an album that is very fitting with the British climate right now.

But I agree, it’s not quite a ... read more

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2mo
Hey Jkpyg, I just dropped my first project (25 min mixtape) would love your feedback as part of the AOTY community. Have a listen and all rating/reviews are welcomed <3 ty

links:
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/4wpfxtR8i5rDyRNpdsRZAw
Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/gb/album/in-shadows/1611457644
Tidal: https://listen.tidal.com/album/218028587
8mo
Can you please give me your top 5 albums from 1971?
1y
Hey there! How are you? I'm making a list and I would like to know: what do you think is a perfect album to listen to in a certain city and which city would that be? Try and choose a city from your country or state/province. If you want to add some words on why you would choose that album, they will be welcome. Thank you!!
1y
. What is your favourite album to listen to when intoxicated (for a list)
1y
Thanks for following! Excellent reviews, and rating Pop 2 at 95 is very based
1y
Hi, I'm making a list of people's favourite Beatles lyric, what's yours? Thank you :)
1y
Great to be here!
1y
A, Not terribly written, and B, solid pick that. Thank you for participating, and here's the link for the list, feel free to check it out! https://www.albumoftheyear.org/user/eliiscool5/list/33957/aotys-100-library/#show5995
1y
Hello there! What is an album that you've given a 100 score, and why so?

Simple explanations are fine enough, but detailed reasoning is of course welcome. If you have multiple 100s, then just pick one of them as your answer. It's for a list by the way. Thanks in advance, and have a great day!
1y
Hey. This is a great idea that may help many albums get recognized.
That said, I think I will give you more than one rec (and less obvious artists) to broaden the scope and showcase multiple countries from the region.

These are some of my favs:
Argentina- Roberto Lara- The Guitar of the Pampas
Bolivia- Matilde Casazola- Una Revelación!
Brazil- Clementina de Jesus, Doca & Geraldo Filme- O canto dos escravos
Chile- Quilapayún-Cantata de Santa María de Iquique
Peru- Chabuca Granda-Tarimba negra
Uruguay- Eduardo Darnauchans- Sansueña
Venezuela- Soledad Bravo-Cantos revolucionarios de América Latina

As for compilations, these are highly recommended:
-Diablos del ritmo: The Colombian Melting Pot 1960-1985
-The Roots of Chicha: Psychedelic Cumbias from Peru
-Choro 1906-1947
-Musique de Guyana
-Lowland Tribes of Ecuador

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